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Practical Water Saving Ideas with a Water Wise Fountain

Practical Water Saving Ideas with a Water Wise Fountain

Even with water restrictions and water conservation efforts, it is still possible to enjoy a beautiful water fountain in your yard. Here are some practical water saving ideas for a water wise fountain: Install your water fountain, especially those with long, shallow pools, in a shady area to minimize evaporation, as warm water evaporates quicker…

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Plant Highlight: The Poppy Mallow Flatters Xeriscaped Lawns

Plant Highlight: The Poppy Mallow Flatters Xeriscaped Lawns

Xeriscaped or grass-free landscapes present some unique challenges when it comes to adding plants and features. You have to consider watering as well as design requirements. The poppy mallow flower, or winecup, is perfect for Xeriscaped lawns, as it provides color and texture while also being drought-tolerant. It is a purple flower with a white…

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Consider Elegantly Placed Vertical Gardens for Spring

Consider Elegantly Placed Vertical Gardens for Spring

Smaller yards are coming back in vogue due to people living in denser neighborhoods and desiring to minimize landscape maintenance. Let’s say you want to exercise your green thumb this spring, but you don’t have a lot of space. Consider vertical gardens to take advantage of unused space and give your landscape an elegant look. A…

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Maintain Landscapes Naturally & Efficiently with Greenscaping

Maintain Landscapes Naturally & Efficiently with Greenscaping

If you want your lawn to reflect your clean lifestyle, greenscaping is the way to go. Knowing where to start, however, is another matter entirely. Each year, American homeowners spend countless hours every year mowing, raking, clipping, and landscaping. Just by trying to keep our landscapes and property values up to par, we create an…

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Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

Frigid Colorado Temps Wreak Havoc on Landscapes

The November snowstorm in Colorado was one of the most severe since the Halloween freeze of 1991.  In 1991, Denver saw a dip from a high of 71 degrees on October 27 to a record low of 7 degrees on October 29. In 2014, Denver went from 64 degrees on November 10 to a record low of -13 degrees…

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Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Design Your Hardscape with Visual Interest

Hardscapes can be just as awe-inspiring as the plants that surround them. While the purpose of a hardscape is largely functional, it can be designed to significantly enhance the look and feel of a landscape. Once the location and traffic patterns have been decided, the focus can be turned to creating a pleasing combination of textures and tones….

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Design & Plan Your Landscape with Lifescape Colorado

Design & Plan Your Landscape with Lifescape Colorado

Lifescape is a comprehensive outdoor living solution. Our passionate and experienced team of professionals takes projects from conception to completion making sure every element and design decision aligns with the client’s wants and needs. Committed to the environment, every project is also carefully conducted to preserve resources and reduce carbon footprints. Here is how Lifescape approaches…

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Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

Grow Brilliant Trees with Natural Mulch from the Yard

If your aim is to achieve better tree health and form, mulching is one of the best practices you can adopt. What is Mulching? The act of mulching involves placing materials over the soil surface to help reduce water loss, prevent erosion, and reduce weeds. Mulched trees are healthier and more resistant, and you’ll end up…

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Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Build & Transform Your Garden Into a Wildlife Friendly Space

Being able to create a habitat where birds and other creatures can safely live is an incredibly fulfilling part of being a property owner. Even our smallest of neighbors can add charm to our landscapes, ward off pests, and help nurture our gardens. At Lifescape, we love the idea of intentionally landscaping for wildlife; it’s…

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Eco-Friendly Pest Control with Integrated Pest Management

Eco-Friendly Pest Control with Integrated Pest Management

A new movement in pest control is eliminating the need for pesticides and insecticides. Integrated Pest Management is a method of preventing pests through planning, maintaining, and employing only natural or low-toxicity controls. Instead of chemical-ridden products, this pest management system yields healthy plants without compromising human, animal, and environmental health and safety. Blanket applications of pesticides and insecticides may be…

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